On the day we visited, the weather was not behaving, so having parked on the Grange Road, we had a short, wet walk through St Enda's Park to get to the house. I imagine it is beautiful to walk through when not raining. On this particular day, we had the park and house to ourselves.
|Íosagáin by Lady Glenavy|
After the Rising, the school continued to operate under the guidance of the Pearses' mother and sister, both called Margaret until 1935. They were also active politically, both women serving as TDs and later as Senators.
There has been some modernisation of the house - adding an additional staircase and some office space on the top floor, but it has been done quite sympathetically. The house was bequeathed by Senator Margaret Pearse to the State in 1968.